Workshop Program

Workshop Program
November 1
8pm               Informal social at Dan and Bradís Bar and Restaurant at the Hilton Arlington Towers Hotel
November 2
8am Refreshments
8:30 Opening and introductions
9:00-10.00Communities of Creative Practice
William J. Mitchell
Surprise and Delight: Design-Thinking In Creative Practice And Theory
Larry Leifer
CELL - an interdisciplinary investigation into adult stem cell behaviour
Mark d'Inverno
10.00 Break
10.30-12:00 Discussion: Describing the big picture
What areas of research will emphasize the synergies between creativity and computer science, information technology, engineering, and the physical and life scienes?
What kinds of education will support creative practice and interdisciplinary research?
What reform is needed to apply creative practice and interdisciplinary research more widely?
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:00 Mathematical Theory of Understandability
Michael Leyton
Music and Computer Science: Motivation, Analogies, and Experience
Roger B. Dannenberg
Beyond Binary Choices: Understanding and Exploiting Trade-Offs to Enhance Creativity
Gerhard Fischer
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-5:00Discussion: Identifying the key ingredients
What are the research methods in understanding new modes of creative practice and interdisciplinary research?
What models and tools are needed to support collaboration, innovation, design, etc.?
Are there theoretical contributions needed to improve creativity?
6:00 Dinner
November 3
8:00 Refreshments
8:30-9:00 Resources and Models for Creative Digital Media Research
Pamela Jennings
Collaboration Leads to Innovation
Dana Plautz
9:00-10:30 Workshop recommendations
Small group disccusions on research issues, areas, guidelines, methods, exploratory research
10:30 Break
11:00-12:00 Report to larger group and final recommendations to be placed on the wiki

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